Collection of Information
In order to operate GarbageBuddy and to provide You with information about products or services that may be of interest to You, We may collect “personal information” (i.e. information that could be used to contact You directly such as full name, postal address, phone number, credit/debit card information, or email address) or “demographic information” (i.e. information that You submit, or that We collect, that is not personal information; this may include, but is not limited to, zip code, hometown, gender, username, age/birth date, browsing history information, searching history information, and registration history information). We use Your email address and Your other personal information to help Us efficiently operate GarbageBuddy, to contact You in connection with Your transactions (including, but not limited to, confirmation emails, or important news that could affect Your relationship with GarbageBuddy). These types of communications are known as “Operational Communications.” In some cases, Operational Communications may also contain commercial messages, such as banner ads and special offers.To operate GarbageBuddy, including processing Your transactions and supporting Your activities on GarbageBuddy, We may share Your personal information with Our agents, representatives, contractors and service providers so they can provide Us with support services such as email origination, receipt or support services, customer relationship management services, and order fulfillment. We require these entities not to use Your information for any other purpose.By purchasing, or registering or making reservations for, products or services offered or sponsored by third parties on GarbageBuddy, or electing to receive communications (such as emails or material by mail) or electing to participate in contests, sweepstakes or other Networks (such as discount or rewards programs), offered or sponsored by third parties on the GarbageBuddy, You consent to Our providing Your personal information to those third parties. Those third parties may use Your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. You will need to contact those third parties to instruct them directly regarding Your preferences for the use of Your personal information by them. Additionally, You agree that We may use and disclose all such information so submitted to such third parties in the same manner in which We are entitled to use and disclose any other information You submit to Us.
GarbageBuddy provides Users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from Us and Our partners at the point where We request information about the visitor. GarbageBuddy gives Users the option to remove their information from Our database, to not receive future communications or to no longer receive Our service.
The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
Distribution of Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.
Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.
GarbageBuddy makes every effort to ensure that Your information is secure on its system. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, GarbageBuddy cannot guarantee the security of any information You transmit to Us, and You do so at Your own risk. GarbageBuddy has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under Our control. Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction in which You reside, and the country or jurisdiction in which these computer networks are located may not have privacy laws as protective as the laws in Your country or jurisdiction.
Privacy Contact Information
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.